Sources told Newsbook.com.mt that a student in Mosta Primary school B contracted Covid-19 from a teacher, indicating transmission within the school. However, the Ministry for Education has denied this.
The World Health Organization (WHO) updated its guidance on Friday to recommend that governments ask everyone to wear fabric face masks in public areas where there is a risk of transmission of COVID-19 to help reduce the spread of the pandemic disease.
Speaking on Partit Laburista TV station, Abela mainly spoke about the novel coronavirus, Covid-19. Various entities have called on the government to go on total lockdown to minimise the spread of coronavirus. Until now, all those who have tested positive to Covid-19 were either in high risk countries or abroad. All cases have been "imported" and to date none of those cases resulted from a local transmission.